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Dr. Derek Dawson, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Munster, IN. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Dr. Dawson is affiliated with Franciscan Health Hammond, Advocate Trinity Hospital, St. Catherine Hospital and Community Hospital.
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This content was provided by Dr. Dawson "Our state-of-the-art facility offers the best technology available for all of your eye care needs. Dr. D.J. Dawson is trained and skilled in the latest treatments for cataracts, glaucoma, dry eyes and pediatric eye care to ensure you are receiving the best care possible. Everything we do is designed to give you the best care and best experience possible. We appreciate the trust you have placed in us. Your eyesight is a precious gift. Let us help you preserve it for a lifetime."
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Blind Hypertensive Eye
Blocked Tear Duct
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Ectropion of Eyelid
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Tear Duct Disorders
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Cataract Removal Surgery
Diabetes Eye Care
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Sutureless Cataract Surgery
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
YAG Laser Capsulotomy
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University Of Southern California
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 1980
Howard University Hospital
Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
Howard University Hospital
Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Most outstanding Resident, 1984
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